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Jennifer L. Metzler, Director


Creighton Business Institute
Heider College of Business
Creighton University
2500 California Plaza
Omaha, NE 68178

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Emerging Leaders Certificate

This is a series of five modules scheduled in sequence to satisfy the Emerging Leaders Certificate of Completion.  The course meets once a week in 4-hour workshops and the program can be customized for an entire organization. Some outside reading and preparation is required.    This program will provide you with a basic framework and skills to help you realize your full leadership potential early in your career.  The series sessions are below in sequence.


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New Managers & Supervisors that must motivate and lead their teams effectively in order to drive a successful business. If you are a new and developing supervisor, a mid-level manager or if you lead informally, this program is for you. 


This program is delivered in a series of five(5) 4-hour workshops and provides participants with practical examples and in-class practice to develop and sharpen their leadership style and communication skills to lead effectively.


Supervisors and managers must be able to effectively communicate with their team in a variety of roles: delegating, providing feedback, and resolving conflicts, among others. With the tools provided though this certification, participants will develop these essential communication and leadership skills.


Instructor-led courses, readings and hands-on exercises

The topics for the five weeks of workshops are listed below in sequence:

MODULE 1: DNA of Successful Managers

MODULE 2: Motivating, Empowering, Coaching to Influence Others  

MODULE 3: Building a Team Culture

MODULE 4: Time Management and Leading Continuous Improvement Efforts

MODULE 5: Communication and Conflict Resolution

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